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Jazz Ukulele - Lessons

Yes! You can play jazz on a ukulele!!!

All available lessons tagged with the subject of Jazz.

Altered Seventh Chords on `Ukulele • Updated: Apr 4, 2014

learn how to build your 9#11, 7#5-9, 13b5, 7+9 on the fly.

Core Chords - The Big Six - Building a Solid Chord Foundation • Updated: Jan 23, 2020

An introduction to the series of lessons for building your core, essential 4-part chords.

Exploring Jazz ``Ukulele • Updated: Jun 24, 2009

Links and resources for developing the necessary jazz skills required as a jazz `ukulele player.

Six Essential Scales for `Ukulele • Updated: Apr 3, 2020

Six essential scale that can get through a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music.

Diminished Scale for `Ukulele - C Tuning • Updated: Jan 4, 2016

You only need three Diminished scales to cover all 15 keys.

Whole Tone Scale for `Ukulele - C Tuning • Updated: Jan 2, 2005

You only need two whole tone scales to cover all keys.

Upper Partial Chord Tones • Updated: Feb 3, 2017

The 9th, 11th, and 13ths of a chord.

What is the different between a Scale and a Mode? • Updated: Oct 14, 2019

The term scale and mode are used interchangeably and in a strict theory sense there is a big difference between a scale and a mo

Classic Endings for `Ukulele • Updated: Mar 16, 2020

Common classic song endings that are used over and over in the standard song repertoire.

Exploring Improvisation on `Ukulele Using Tetrachords • Updated: Jan 12, 2014

A tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth. This smaller module becomes a bit more manag

Creating Introductions and Turnarounds for `Ukulele • Updated: Mar 20, 2020

Introductions and turnarounds in contemporary pop, rock, blues, country, folk and jazz styles.

Alternate Fingerings for F7 • Updated: Jan 19, 2014

The same F7, C tuning fingerings would apply to C7 in G tuning and G7 in D tuning.

The Harmonized Major and Minor Scale Charts • Updated: Sep 5, 2011

Chords of ALL 15 major and minor keys.

Transposing Individual `Ukulele Chords • Updated: Jun 15, 2019

Moving notes, chords, scales or any musical passages from one key to another key.

Practice Cycles and Sequences • Updated: Mar 27, 2017

Sequences and cycles for practicing scales, intervals, melodic sequences and arpeggios.

Exploring Core Chords on Guitar using Strings 1 2 3 4 and C Blues • Updated: Jan 2, 2005

Using chord voice leading principles to explore the 1 2 3 4 string set.

Naming Chords on `Ukulele • Updated: Jun 15, 2018

Determining the correct name of a chord.

Creating Cool `Ukulele Chords • Updated: Mar 13, 2015

These are the chords do not typically show up in chord dictionaries or song books.

Cool `Ukulele Chords - G7 • Updated: Mar 13, 2015

A non-traditional fingering for the G7 chord.

Core Chords - Creating the Big Six from F7, 4th Voicing • Updated: Feb 2, 2020

The fourth Seventh chord to build your core "Jazz" chord vocabulary.

Core Chords - Creating the Big Six from F7, 3rd Voicing • Updated: Jan 23, 2020

The third Seventh chord to build your core "Jazz" chord vocabulary.

Core Chords - Creating the Big Six from F7, 1st Voicing • Updated: Jan 23, 2020

The first Seventh chord to build your core "Jazz" chord vocabulary.

Core Chords - Creating the Big Six from F7, 2nd Voicing • Updated: Jan 23, 2020

The second Seventh chord to build your core "Jazz" chord vocabulary.

Essential Jazz Scales for `Ukulele • Updated: Oct 5, 2012

Melody, chords, licks and riffs all can be related back to scales.

The Big Six Core Chords - F6, Four Voicings • Updated: Jun 30, 2014

Exploring Jazz Chords on `Ukulele, Standard Example - All of Me • Updated: Apr 9, 2019

Exploring Jazz Chords on `Ukulele, Standard Example - All of Me • Updated: Apr 9, 2019

Exploring Jazz Chords on `Ukulele, Standard Example - Autumn Leaves • Updated: Oct 24, 2017

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - All the Things You Are • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - The Days of Wine and Roses • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - There Will Never Be Another You • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Back Home in Indiana • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Someday My Prince Will Come • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Have You Met Miss Jones • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Summer Samba • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Sweet Georgia Brown • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Sweet Georgia Brown • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Yesterday • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - It's Only a Paper Moon • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Take the A Train • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Satin Doll • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele, Standard Example - Satin Doll • Updated: Mar 14, 2013

The Big Six Core Chords - Fm6, Four Vocings • Updated: Feb 9, 2016

4-Part Movable 7th Chord Forms • Updated: Apr 2, 2013

The Big Six Core Chords - F7, four voicings, Chord Intervals • Updated: May 15, 2019

The Big Six Core Chords - F7, four voicings - Chord Tones • Updated: Sep 27, 2019

The Big Six Core Chords - F7, Four Voicings, Learning Process • Updated: Jun 12, 2015

Core Chords for Ukulele - Diminished Major Seventh, Four Voicings • Updated: Sep 23, 2013

A rare chord, a diminished triad with a major seventh.

4-part Contemporary Chords, a.k.a. Jazz Chords • Updated: Nov 17, 2014

Dominant Seventh Chords? • Updated: Feb 10, 2020

Not all seventh chords are actually "Dominant" seventh chords.

Core Chords - Building a Solid Foundation of Contemporary Chords • Updated: Nov 11, 2013

A Pro's approach to build your "Jazz" chords.

Tetrachords: Lydian (1 2 3 #4) • Updated: Jan 12, 2014

A modern usage a tetrachord using any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the augmented fourth (+4).

Building a Solid Jazz Chord Foundation for `Ukulele • Updated: Oct 12, 2015

These more sophisticated, contemporary chord voicings find their way into a wide variety of music.

Secondary Dominant V of ... • Updated: Dec 17, 2019

Secondary chords are a type of altered or borrowed chord, chords which are not part of the key the piece is in.

The Big Six Core Chords - Level I • Updated: May 15, 2019

Your "Jazz" chord foundation.

The Big Six Core Chords - Fmaj7, Four Voicings • Updated: Jan 4, 2016

Your level I core, 4-part "Jazz" chords.

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